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Bromus catharticus  Vahl
Taxonomic Serial No.: 501066

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bromus haenkeanus (J. Presl) Kunth
    Bromus unioloides Kunth
    Bromus willdenowii Kunth
    Ceratochloa cathartica (Vahl) Herter
    Ceratochloa unioloides (Willd.) P. Beauv.
    Ceratochloa willdenowii (Kunth) W.A. Weber
    Bromus angustatus Pilg.
    Bromus bolivianus Hack. ex Buchtien
    Bromus bolivianus Hack. ex Renvoize
    Bromus breviaristatus (Hook.) Thurb. ex Torr.
    Bromus brongniartii Kunth
    Bromus matthewsii Steud.
    Bromus mucronatus Willd. ex Steud.
    Bromus preslii Kunth
    Bromus schraderi Kunth
    Bromus strictus Brongn.
    Bromus tacna Steud. ex Lechler
    Bromus unioloides (Willd.) Raspail
    Ceratochloa breviaristata Hook.
    Ceratochloa cathartica (Vahl) Henrard
    Ceratochloa festucoides P. Beauv.
    Ceratochloa haenkeana J. Presl
    Ceratochloa pendula Schrad.
    Ceratochloa secunda J. Presl
    Ceratochloa simplex Nees
    Ceratochloa simplex Nees ex Steud.
    Ceratochloa submutica Steud.
    Forasaccus breviaristatus (Hook.) Lunell
    Schedonorus unioloides (Kunth) Roem. & Schult.
    Serrafalcus unioloides (Kunth) Samp.
    Zerna unioloides (Kunth) Lindm.
    Bromus unioloides var. glaucescens Nees
    Bromus unioloides var. haenkeanus (J. Presl) Shear
    Bromus unioloides var. humilis Speg.
    Bromus unioloides var. sanjuaninus Hieron.
    Bromus willdenowii var. haenkeanus (J. Presl) Shear
    Bromus willdenowii var. willdenowii Kunth
    Ceratochloa haenkeana var. patens Nees
    Ceratochloa haenkeana var. subspicata Nees
    Bromus unioloides f. chasmogama Hack.
    Bromus unioloides f. cleistogama Hack.
    Bromus unioloides f. pseudoparviflorus Koos
    Bromus unioloides f. pubiculmis (Domin) Kloos
    Bromus unioloides subf. achalensis Hack.
  Common Name(s): rescuegrass
    rescue brome
    rescue grass
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusBromus L. – brome, brome spp.  
                                  SpeciesBromus catharticus Vahl – rescuegrass, rescue brome, rescue grass, rescuegras  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Variety Bromus catharticus var. catharticus Vahl  
                                     Variety Bromus catharticus var. rupestris (Speg.) Planchuelo & P.M. Peterson  

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  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Bromus catharticus   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Bromus catharticus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Bromus catharticus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Bromus catharticus   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  






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